I recently re-created a report from an old legacy report component to the new Proejct level report object. Did this by going component by component copying the text and properties over manually. Except now it does not seem to work properly or show what is expected.
Here is the preview in the window
To focus on one particular field, I am going ot use the one I circled in red. Here is my data design -
So I am trying to get the field BatchSpecsHeader from the General_Data dataset.
Here is a clip of the dataset inside the window that the report dataset is bound to -
So I would expect to see Test Specs, but I am getting noting. In fact it seems like only @Batch_Message@ flows through properly. Is there anything I am doing wrong here, has syntax changed.
A very related question - what was the first version the “Convert” option for the old legacy reports to new project level reports introduced? I am using 7.9.9. Converting some reports flawlessly, but this one I am not able to preview at all (Support said it was trying to old a java class that no longer exists). I am hoping that
- Maybe my syntax is wrong and I just need to change things or
- Maybe I can install the older version of ignition with Convert, and convert this report inside of that, and then bring it to 7.9.9